A Gatineau man was injured after a boat explosion at the Marina Leblanc on Saturday.

He was taken to hopsital and is said to be in stable condition.

The man jumped off his boat as he was trying to escape the flames that erupted after an explosion, according to Gatineau Police.

Police say the boat was docked at the marina off Hurtubise Boulevard. No word yet on the cause of the explosion.

Witnesses say the man sustained "bad burns."